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IS-1105: EC Made Easy: Elevation Certificate Overview

PLEASE NOTE: These courses are NOT approved for continuing education (CE) credit by any State Department of Insurance.

Upon successfully passing the exam, you will receive a Certificate of Achievement noting CE earned through the International Association for Continuing Education & Training (IACET). Each hour of instruction completed earns 0.1 CE Unit through IACET (.1 CE Unit = one CE). If you are taking a FEMA EMI Independent Study course in order to earn CE, be sure to confirm in advance that your professional board or other preferred entity will accept IACET CE. You can also check IACET's website for a list of entities that accept IACET CE at FEMA accepts IACETs.

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Course Overview

This course provides a basic overview of the FEMA Elevation Certificate (FEMA form 086-033 expires July 31, 2015)

Course Objectives:

  • Describe the purpose of the FEMA Elevation Certificate
  • Detail how to obtain a FEMA Elevation Certificate
  • Locate a professional to complete or update a FEMA Elevation Certificate
  • Completing the FEMA Elevation Certificate
  • Interpreting a completed FEMA Elevation Certificate
  • Locating a copy of a completed FEMA Elevation Certificate

Primary Audience

Property & Casualty Insurance Agents, Professional Engineers & Surveyors, Financial Institutions, Floodplain Management Professionals, Flood Determination Companies, Flood Claims Adjusters, Community Officials and property owners.





Course Length:

2 hours
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  • Test questions are scrambled to protect test integrity
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